Assistant / Associate Professor in Management and Public Policy

Company:Universidad de los Andes

Location:Colombia / Bogotá

Discipline:Management and Public Policy

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Positions in Management and Public Policy: Assistant /Associate Professors

Job Qualifications:

The School of Management at the University of Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) seeks applications to fill one/several full-time positions at the assistant or associate professor level at the Management and Public Policy Unit. The Unit houses scholars interested in management theory (organization theory and organizational/management economics); innovation and technology; business and economic history; family business; cultural industries; and business ethics. Preference will be given to faculty with a strong commitment to research, demonstrated by a record of publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals or high-potential working papers pipeline, and who will engage in the design, delivery, and assessment of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. This call will prioritize high quality candidates who will strengthen our existing fields but will also consider applications from high quality candidates in other relevant fields.

We are interested in candidates with:

  • A Ph.D. - completed or near completion in the field of business, management, economics, history or other relevant fields.
  • A desire and aptitude to contribute to a successful and fast-growing educational establishment.
  • Potential for research and publication in international peer-reviewed journals.
  • An ability to contribute to different undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Applications: Applicants should submit the following:

  • Cover letter.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • 2 (at least) reference letters.
  • A statement of teaching, including course evaluations.
  • A statement of research.
  • A copy of two recent working papers.

Send electronic versions of your application package to Only complete applications will be considered.

Processing of applications will begin Jun 1, 2022, until vacancy completion. Appointments start on any time after June 1 - 2023. The level of compensation is competitive internationally and will be determined based on education and experience following University guidelines. Detailed information will be provided once the candidate is offered a position.

About the University and the School

Universidad de los Andes School of Management (UASM henceforth) is located in Bogota, Colombia. It is one of the ten constitutive academic schools within Universidad de los Andes (Uniandes), its parent institution. Uniandes is a private, non-profit, non-denominational university founded in 1948. As of June 2022, the University has a total of 737 core faculty, 14,243 students at the undergraduate level, 3,921 at the graduate level and 387 at the doctoral level.. Uniandes is positioned 236 in the QS 2022 ranking and 8th within Latin America.

Currently UASM has a total of 70 core faculty. Of these 90% hold a Doctoral degree. It has a consolidated portfolio with a variety of programmes at the Undergraduate (1,263 students), Graduate (988 students) and Executive Education level (9,143 participants in 2021).  The school is positioned 3rd within Latin America in the QS Business and Management Studies ranking.

The school’s programme portfolio comprises one Undergraduate programme in Management and 16 graduate programmes, including Part-time MBA, Executive MBA and MBA (online); specialised master programmes in Finance, Marketing, Environmental Management, Development Practice, Supply Chain Management, International Finance, and Regeneration and Sustainability (online); and Master of Science in Management (MScM) and Doctoral programme in Management (PhD). Additionally, the school is a partner in the Masters and Doctoral programme in Technology Management, joint with the School of Arquitecture and Design and the School of Engineering and in the Global Markets, Local Creativities (Erasmus Mundus International Master) joint with the University of Glasgow, Universitat de Barcelona, Uppsala University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Georg-August Universität Göttingen and Kyoto University. UASM also has an Executive Education unit comprising open and corporate programme portfolios.

About the Management and Public Policy Unit

The faculty at the Management and Public Policy Unit are 10 men and women, with disciplinary backgrounds coming from development studies, economics, economic history, economics and management of technology, engineering, history, political science and sociology. They are American, Argentinian, Italian, Peruvian and Colombian.

Unit scholars have produced publications in academic journals such as Organization Science, Research Policy, Review of Economic Studies, Business History, Business History Review, Journal of Economic History, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Labor Economics as well as in books or book chapters published by Oxford University Press, Brill, Edward Elgar, Palgrave and Harvard Business School pedagogical case studies. They also hold co-editor positions at Business History and are part of various leading international journal editorial committees.

Faculty have held postdoctoral, visiting fellowships or associate researchers at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University and Oxford University and have been granted prizes including Coleman prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in Business History in the United Kingdom, the Jaume Vicens Vives for a book with scientific excellence and the contribution to the field of Economics History, the Scientific Merit awarded by Argentina’s Senate and the Life-Time Achievement award of the Business History Conference. The scholars participate in research networks like the Family Business Research Network and have been funded by the BEIS-UK PACT, Inter-American Development Bank, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in addition to the Colombian and Argentinian ministries of science and technology.


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